An exhibit of microscopic art has been launched by the journal Lab on a Chip.
Co-founder and and Vice President Darren Link demonstrates RainDance's microfluidics technology.
Lung tissue was grown on the decellularized scaffolding of an old lung to yield a transplantable organ.
The da Vinci robot can shorten surgical recovery times.
Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital are building new livers by using old, unhealthy ones that would normally be discarded. The scientists use a gentle detergent to wash away old cells and debris. The remaining scaffold, which retains its blood-vessel architecture, can then be seeded with healthy liver cells and transplanted into a living animal.
Zebrafish embryos (green) are injected with photosynthetic cyanobacteria (red) grow and survive. Researchers hope the findings might one day enable animals to harvest energy from sunlight.
Hiep Nguyen, a surgeon at Children’s Hospital Boston, is pioneering new, minimally invasive surgical techniques using a surgical robot.
Surgeons at Children’s Hospital Boston repair a blocked kidney using the Da Vinci surgical robot.
A new device can rapidly test biological samples for genetic variations that could cause dangerous reactions to some drugs.
One of the pioneers of the automated sequencing of genomes, Leroy Hood, talks about his work in personalized medicine, and the challenges that must be overcome.